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PPE producers seek tax exemptions in Bayanihan 2

The Confederation of Wearable Exporters of the Philippines (Conwep) and the Confederation of Philippine Manufacturers of PPE (CPMP) are pushing for the inclusion of...

Pilmico puts rice husks to good use

Aboitiz Group’s integrated agribusiness and food unit Pilmico Foods Corp. is now using the byproducts of rice husks as an alternative to bunker fuel...

BSP: PH’s foreign debt to be kept ‘manageable’

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) assured on Thursday that it was implementing various mechanisms to ensure that the country’s foreign debt remained manageable. In...

One-year loan payment moratorium nixed

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has rejected a provision in House Bill 6953, or the “Bayanihan to Recover as One Act” (Bayanihan 2),...

Pilipinas Shell closes refinery; DoE says supply intact

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. announced on Thursday that it would shut down for good its 58-year-old refinery in Tabangao village, Batangas province, prompting the...

PSEi breaches 6,000 on US markets’ rise

Wall Street’s rally and the acceleration in business activities pushed the stock market to break into the 6,000 territory on Thursday. The benchmark Philippine Stock...

Bangko Sentral: Small banks stable amid pandemic

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) assured on Thursday that the country’s small lenders remained stable amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic and...

DBM: Agencies’ budget use eases in Jan-July

The budget utilization of government agencies fell in the first seven months of the year, data from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM)...

Creation of consumer welfare agency urged

Consumer advocacy group Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI) on Thursday bucked the “Substitute Revised Consumer Protection” bill in its current form and called for the...

Power co-ops secure P343-M loans at end-July

Several electric cooperatives (ECs) have obtained P343.445 million in loans from the National Electrification Administration (NEA) as of end-July. Data from the NEA Accounts Management...

Obiena lands hard-earned bronze in Diamond League

OLYMPICS-bound pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena mounted the podium to receive the bronze medal in the 2020 International Association of Athletics Federation Diamond League in Monaco...

Palace: Ongoing virtual classes in private schools will continue 

PRIVATE schools that have started classes may continue holding them even after President Rodrigo Duterte approved the postponement of the August 24 school opening,...

Bong Go pushes for “whole-of-nation’ approach to boost Covid response

SEN. Christopher “Bong” Go has emphasized the need for a unified, whole-of-nation approach to enhance the country’s response to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019...

Abu Sayyaf leader Susukan arrives at Camp Crame

ABU Sayyaf subleader Abduljahid Susukan alias "Idang" arrived at Camp Crame in Quezon City on Saturday morning, the Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed. Susukan arrived...

Striegl faces Valiev in UFC debut

FILIPINO American veteran mixed martial artist (MMA) Mark Striegl said he will face Russian Timur Valiev in his upcoming debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) for a nontitle bantamweight bout at the...
 

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